Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT):
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in one of the deep veins of your body, usually in your legs, butcoccasionally a DVT can occur in your arm.
The signs and symptoms of a DVT include:
These symptoms of a blood clot may feel similar to a pulled muscle, although they may also be accompanied by other symptoms that include:
Pulmonary Embolism (PE):
A PE occurs when clots break off from a DVT and travel to the lung, causing a pulmonary embolism (PE), This is a very serious condition that can be fatal.
The signs and symptoms of a PE include: